The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – Playoff Edition

Now that we’re down to the 8 best teams from each conference, it’s time to update the Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings. Keep in mind, my power rankings place value on teams based on win-loss record, strength of schedule, and other traditional valuation methods, but also account for their against the spread records, and with the added element of series, I’ve also factored in home/away records against the spread, as well as 1st round matchups.

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The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – All Star Edition

Biggest Riser: Dallas Mavericks ↑9

Biggest Faller: Sacramento Kings ↓12

Note: power rankings place value on teams based on win-loss record, schedule strength, and other traditional valuation methods, with the added factor of against the spread records.

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The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – 4th Edition

I knew the league was watered down, but damn, every time I update these rankings it gets worse… And worse… And worse. Last week, I likened the league to one of those free drinks you get at the casino. Understatement of the year. It’s more like an unfinished bottle of Perrier left on the counter for a couple of days. Yeah, there may a few bubbles here and there, but for the most part, it’s just overpriced water.

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The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – 12/30/16

We’re a little over a quarter of the way through the NBA season, and James Harden just dropped his 7th triple-double (just FYI). It’s been over a month since the last Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings (sorry for slacking) but it’s back, and better than ever…

Biggest Riser: Cleveland Cavs – Up 17

Biggest Faller: Atlanta Hawks – Down 17

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The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings

The Gambler’s Power Rankings system is based on a team’s record against the spread, but also factors their win-loss record, statistical performance, and schedule strength (amongst other factors) to help you determine which teams to back, and which teams to fade.

*Records prior to games played 11/17

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When Thinking Before You Speak Isn’t Enough

The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings 11/3/16

In the past, I’ve waited it out a few weeks – one at a minimum – before evaluating teams, and/or placing bets. This year, not so much. But, since I’m already committed, I might as well keep it going. So now that we’re a week deep, and I’ve already got my 1st strike, here’s the updated Gambler’s Power Rankings.

*The Gambler’s Power Rankings system is based on a team’s win-loss record, but also factors their record against the spread, statistical performance, and schedule strength (amongst other factors).

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The Best Things in Life Are Free… Doms

At 7:30/6:30 Central (as the commercial guy always says), when the Knicks tip-off against the Cavs, the NBA regular season will officially be upon us, and all will be glorious and right within the universe. No more boring, in bed by 8 Tuesday nights. No more, I guess I’ll watch this Rangers/Astros game, and no more struggle parlays! Options galore.

So, why not some pre-season NBA Power Rankings?

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